Two probable basing issues causing fork failures: (1) cygreadline7.dll has ASLR enabled, (2) default base address conflicts with ASLR-relocated/system DLLs

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Apr 23 16:48:00 GMT 2012

On Apr 23 12:20, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 4/23/2012 11:58 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >In theory that's the job of peflags, not of rebase.  And somebody could
> >want the ASLR flag to be set on certain DLLs.  But probably we can safely
> >assume that the Cygwin distro DLLs should not have set the dynamicbase
> >flag and the rebaseall script could call rebase with an extra flag which
> >automatically removes the dynamicbase flag from all rebased DLLs.
> Maybe it would also be a good idea to modify peflagsall so that by
> default it removes the dynamicbase flag rather than setting it.

Sounds like a good idea to me.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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